Huntsman Corp

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Huntsman Corp – Why Work For Us?

Overview

Huntsman is a global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals.  Our operating companies manufacture products for a variety of global industries, including chemicals, plastics, automotive, aerospace, textiles, footwear, paints and coatings, construction, technology, agriculture, health care, detergent, personal care, furniture, appliances and packaging.

Originally known for pioneering innovations in packaging and, later, for rapid and integrated growth in petrochemicals, Huntsman has approximately 12,000 employees and operates from multiple locations worldwide. The Company had 2012 revenues of over $11 billion.

We hold global leadership positions – number one or two – in many product categories, such as aerospace composites, electrical insulating materials, epoxy adhesives, epoxy powder coating systems, ethylene and propylene carbonates, maleic anhydride, polyetheramines, polyurethane catalysts and textile effect chemicals.



Huntsman has five business divisions

Advanced Materials

Huntsman Advanced Materials is a leading global supplier of synthetic and formulated polymer systems for customers requiring high performance materials which outperform the properties, functionality and durability of traditional materials. We enjoy a long heritage of pioneering technological excellence and offer a unique and wide range of innovative and tailor-made solutions to more than 9,000 customers in over 90 different countries.

Performance Products

Huntsman Performance Products is a leading global producer of intermediate chemistries and technologies that add value and competitive advantage to customers worldwide. Our solutions find application in the most diverse markets and industries. Our integrated families of industrial and consumer-oriented intermediates are primarily based on amines, surfactants and carbonates.

Pigments

Huntsman Pigments is an award winning, leading global producer of specialist titanium dioxide pigments. We are passionate about creating value for our customers with titanium solutions that meet the needs of an ever changing world.  Our titanium dioxide pigments primarily deliver whiteness, brightness and opacity to a vast range of products; from coatings and polymers to cosmetics and food. They can also help to increase the longevity of products and in some cases help to reduce energy consumption, saving cost and associated CO2 emissions.

Polyurethanes

Huntsman Polyurethanes is a global leader in MDI-based polyurethanes, serving over 3,500 customers in more than 90 countries. Together with our customers, we're focused on creating MDI-based solutions which provide energy efficiency, comfort and well-being, with applications including thermal insulation for construction; adhesives, coatings and elastomers; footwear soling; automotive seating; foam cushioning for furniture and bedding; composite wood products and thermoplastic polyurethanes.  We have world-scale production facilities in the U.S., the Netherlands and China, and 17 highly capable downstream formulation facilities that are located close to our customers, worldwide.

Textile Effects

Huntsman Textile Effects is a leading global provider of high quality dyes and chemicals to the textile and related industries. We use cutting edge technology to develop solutions and create innovative products with intelligent effects such as built-in freshness, sun protection or state-of-the-art dyes which reduce water and energy consumption. Huntsman Textile Effects operates in 110 countries with 8 primary manufacturing facilities in 7 countries (China, Germany, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Thailand, Switzerland).

Compensation Package

Huntsman provides a very competitive compensation package that includes base salary, bonus opportunities, and benefits appropriate to the employment markets in which we operate.  We offer a compensation approach which encourages our associates to perform at a high level.  Our compensation package rewards both individual and team performance

Huntsman Corp Photos

Huntsman's corporate office is along the Waterway in The Woodlands, Texas, which is a beautiful backdrop for employees.
Waterway One Building

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    Good Company

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Huntsman Corp as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    Very good people, good culture, work life balance.

    Cons

    Very less training initiatives, should improve upon the employee induction and development.

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Huntsman Corp Interviews

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate in The Woodlands, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in The Woodlands, TX
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency – interviewed at Huntsman Corp.

    Interview Details

    I was contacted by a headhunter and interviwed with them first. After that, i received a phonecall saying that they had set me up with a phone interview. It wasnt difficult, standard questions about resume, and interest in company. A day later i was offerd an onsite interview where i was shown around and introduced, and asked about which instruments and tests I was familiar with. Two days letter they gave me the offer (contract).

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Huntsman Corp Awards & Accolades

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The Houston Chronicle 100, The Houston Chronicle, 2013
Best Employers in America, Business Insider, 2012
Barron's 500, Barron's, 2009
The Houston Chronicle 100, The Houston Chronicle, 2008
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Additional Info

Website huntsman.com
Headquarters Salt Lake City, UT
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1970
Type Company - Public (HUN)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year

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